The embroidery hoop is a frame that consists of a pair of concentric circular wooden rings. The larger ring has a tightening device and this is usually a metal screw. The fabric is put in between these rings and you work on it.
Danielle Matthews from "Ruby Sew Oh" will teach you about the tools and techniques needed in creating embroidery hoop art. You will learn the basics of hand embroidery, practice various stitches, and make your own piece to take home.
3. Mono Printing on a Gelatine Plate
This will be a fascinating art technique which has immediate and surprising results!
You will apply paint to a slab which is made of a gelatine mixture, and use leaves, stencils, stamps, masks and other objects to make a range of incredible layered prints. You will be taught the different ways to use these simple tools to make lovely one of a kind artworks.
These prints that you will make, can be taken home and framed or used in other projects.
You do not need to attend Marketing 101 to go to this workshop, though it is encouraged.
This one will be held on 14th August from 6.30 pm until 9.30 pm, and tea and coffee are included. It will also be on at the Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Road, Applecross.
The cost will be $150.00 plus GST and you can make your booking here.
5. 3 Part Portraiture Workshop
This will be a fabulous workshop on portrait painting. If you have been interested in this, or think it could interest you, this course will give you the ability to feel confident and enjoy drawing portraits of people. You will learn how to really capture their character!
It is a three-part workshop, where the facilitator, Ania's aim is to share some of her knowledge. Ania will give you such confidence that you are bound to enjoy doing portraits.
The workshop is full of hints and ideas, and there will be a live model present. You will be supplied with all the materials you need and will touch on topics such as proportions of a face, light and shade, and colour mixing.